Children's Hospital Colorado

Second Opinions for Pediatric Eye Care

At Children’s Hospital Colorado, we treat the big things, the small things and everything in between.



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Eyes develop and change over time. Children can have eye conditions that affect their vision many years later. That’s why it’s important to get the best treatment from experts in pediatric eye care.

The Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Children’s Hospital Colorado offers the most complete eye care for children in the Rocky Mountain region. Our ophthalmologists and optometrists are experts in their fields and are experienced in treating vision disorders, complex eye diseases and eye trauma, specifically in children. If you want a second opinion to make sure your child is getting the best eye care for their unique needs, start by giving us a call. After an initial call to gather information about your child’s medical condition, we’ll match you with the eye doctor best suited for an in-person second opinion visit.

Meet our second opinion eye care providers

Our eye doctors are board-certified and fellowship trained in pediatric ophthalmology. Early detection and treatment of childhood eye disease can prevent permanent vision loss and disability, which is why it’s important for children who may have a sight-threatening condition or ophthalmic disease to see a pediatric eye care specialist. Our ophthalmologists specialize in various eye conditions, so we’ll find the specialist who’s best qualified for your child’s symptoms or diagnosis.

Get to know our pediatric experts.

Robert Enzenauer, MD

Robert Enzenauer, MD


Rebecca Braverman, MD

Rebecca Braverman, MD


Emily McCourt, MD

Emily McCourt, MD


Jennifer Jung, MD

Jennifer Jung, MD


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Why request a second opinion from our Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology

We treat more children and teens at Children's Colorado than anywhere else in the Rocky Mountain region. In addition to being able to work so well with kids, we use the most advanced technology to ensure the most accurate test results. The most accurate tests and evaluations make a big difference in diagnosing your child and making sure they are getting the best treatment available.

Children's Colorado is ranked among the best children's hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Our team of eye specialists diagnose and treat children with eye diseases from the most common to the most complex. We promote a kid- and family-friendly clinical setting where patients and families have access to the best ophthalmic technology. Because we have a range of specialties at Children’s Colorado, we can evaluate and treat any condition. In addition, we fit specialty contact lenses and fill eyeglass prescriptions all in one place.

What specialties or programs offer a second opinion?

We provide second opinions for everything from eye conditions that may require surgery to vision disorders related to complex medical disease such as brain tumors and rheumatologic disease. We provide diagnosis and management for many eye conditions, including:

In addition to these conditions, we also provide second opinions for specialized treatments and programs, including:

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What should I prepare before my second opinion call?

The more information you can provide about your child’s eye condition and treatment, the more comprehensive second opinion we can provide. Before your second opinion call, make sure to have your child’s information and medical records available:

Diagnosis: Your child’s diagnosis or suspected diagnosis and treatment plan
Diagnosing doctor: The diagnosing doctor’s name, address, phone, and fax numbers
Operations: Any surgeries your child has had
Medical history
Child’s age
Your location
Health insurance status and information

Where will my child be seen for their in-person appointment?

Your child will be seen at The Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology located at our hospital on Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. If you have any questions about second opinions, call us at 720-777-2020 (then choose option #6).

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